Book Review: Forever Rose

Title: Forever Rose Author: Monica Carmen Opera Pages: 298 ISBN: 978-0692821268 Source: Publisher 'Forever Rose' takes the readers into the 18th century Italy. It is a love story that transcends time. The year is 1737. It is the year of the death of the beautiful Rose Estes. But Alex, who comes from the year 2037, … Continue reading Book Review: Forever Rose

Poetry: Musee Des Beaux Arts

'Musee De Beaux Arts' is a poem by W.H. Auden, that he wrote after his visit to an art museum. Auden refers to three paintings that he saw there, but the most important is the third one. (You can find it at the end of the post.) The poem is based upon the idea how … Continue reading Poetry: Musee Des Beaux Arts

Book Review: Rasia- The Dance of Desire

Title: Rasia- The Dance of Desire Author: Koral Dasgupta Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 252 ISBN: 978-8129149480 Source: Publisher 'Rasia- The Dance of Desire' is the story of determination versus dedication; a story where a body part is pitched against a partner. With Bharatanatyam at the centre of the story, the book is about a married … Continue reading Book Review: Rasia- The Dance of Desire

Book Review: Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Title: Memoirs of a Polar Bear Author: Tōko Yawada Translator: Susan Bernofsky Publisher: Portobello Books Pages: 252 ISBN: 978-1846276316 Source: Publisher 'Memoirs of a Polar Bear' tells the story of three polar bears of the same family- the youngest one being Knut, his mother- Tosca and his grandmother. Divided in three parts, the book covers … Continue reading Book Review: Memoirs of a Polar Bear